Construction work in Wandsworth back underway to provide vital new homes for local people
Work at major regeneration sites in Wandsworth is back underway this week helping to kickstart the construction activity in London.
Seven ways to ‘shop local’ and support Wandsworth businesses
Businesses across Wandsworth are counting on local support as they adapt to new ways of trading or start planning how to re-open safely after lockdown.
Council helps Wandsworth students switch on with laptop scheme
A Wandsworth Council drive to connect children with their teachers during COVID-19 is given a boost as hundreds of refurbished laptops are being delivered to local families, including many donated from the town hall.
Successful bid for e-Cargo bikes
The council’s application for funding for e-cargo bikes has been successful, with 12 bikes on their way to council departments, charities and local businesses.
To Our Foster Carers, We Say Thank You
After two weeks of campaigning, Foster Care Fortnight comes to a close this Sunday. The Mayor of Wandsworth, Councillor Jane Cooper, who has always taken a keen interest in foster carers and foster children during her tenure, wanted to say thank you to all our current and retired foster carers.
New measures to improve safety and support social distancing on roads and pavements
A range of measures will be rolled out across Wandsworth in the coming weeks and months to help keep pedestrians and cyclists safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
Wandsworth’s libraries helping to keep minds and bodies fit during lockdown
People are being offered help to stay fit and healthy during the lockdown with new online fitness classes from Wandsworth’s library service.
Update from Professor Rusi Jaspal
Professor Rusi Jaspal is Wandsworth Council’s advisor on social isolation. In his latest blog he shares his thoughts on Mental Health Awareness Week and how we can be kinds to ourselves and others.
Work Match gets Wandsworth people into work
This week, we had a video call with Chantelle Daniel who leads the Work Match team to discuss the work Work Match has been doing during the coronavirus outbreak and how they have handled the sudden surge of people looking for jobs in Wandsworth.
Wandsworth marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day
Thank you to everyone who has done something special to remember the military and civilian heroes of World War Two today - the 75th anniversary of VE Day
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